First prototype R.32 powered by a 1050hp Gnome et Rhône 14NO1 engine.
The second R.32 prototype powered by a 830hp Hispano-Suiza 12Ybrs engine during engine test runs at Haren.
In order to improve the R.31 observation aircraft, Renard developed the R.32. One prototype being equipped with a Gnome et Rhône 14NO1 engine of 1050 hp while a second machine was powered by a Hispano-Suiza 12 Ybrs of 830 hp. The second prototype crashed on its delivery flight to the Aéronautique Militaire and no further orders followed.
Read more on the Renard R32 in this excellent Fond National Alfred Renard (FNAR) document (French) by Jean-Pierre De Cock (pdf.)
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